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BARGAIN HOME PRICE TO RENT
COMPARISON


Compare home prices to renting in your favorite retirement city or town. Is it more affordable to purchase that retirement home or to rent?

The Home Price/Rent Index is a tool to help with that decision.

Kingston, New York has the lowest Price/Rent indexes of any of our top 99 retirement cities, indicating a great retirement home purchase opportunity.





Compare Home Prices to Rents
2018
         
  Home Price Monthly County Price/Rent
City/Town (000s) Rent (for Rent) Index*
Kingston, NY $182 $1,479   8.3
Concord, NH $221 $1,722 Merrimack 8.6
San Marcos, TX $230 $1,679 Caldwell/Hays 9.2
Hanover, PA $175 $1,229 York 9.6
Columbia, SC $171 $1,173   9.8
Winter Haven, FL $168 $1,134 Polk 9.9
Bloomington, IN $180 $1,208   10.0
Valdosta, GA $150 $994   10.1
Fond du Lac, WI $152 $993   10.3
Lynchburg, VA $166 $1,079   10.3
Portland, ME $278 $1,805   10.3
Clarksville, TN $181 $1,169   10.4
Gatlinburg, TN $165 $1,061 Sevier 10.4
Springfield, MO $174 $1,105   10.6
Green Bay, WI $176 $1,113   10.6
* A lower Price/Rent Index is a strong case for buying that retirement home,
                        a higher index indicates you should consider renting.
* Price/Rent Ratio = Percentage of the City Average Home Price (adjusted for the
                        statistical difference between the average and median) to the Median
                        Annual Rent of a similar house (assume a 3-bedroom house)
Current Home Prices are through September 2018. Monthly Rents are for 2018.


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